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Pleased to be back to the FTNB grind after a brief hiatus. (The only thing worse than day jobs in looking for day jobs, right?) This week seems to be an appropriate one since two of my favorite acts and two of the first I ever wrote about are performing this week. Darrin Bradbury and Them Vibes.


MONDAY


★ The Suitcase Junket | Family Wash | Monday, April 3, 8:00  pm | $5 ★ 

American Songwriter & ReverbNation Connect Present a powerful, gritty, one man band playing self-proclaimed “Swamp Yankee” music. Stay tuned for a preview of an upcoming album release

Family Wash |626 Main St A, Nashville, TN 37206


★ Madison Guild Monday | Dee’s Country Cocktail Lounge | Monday, April 3 8:00-11:00 PM | Free, 21+ ★ 

Hosted by Tim Carroll featuring Jon Byrd, Luella, Taylor Alexander, and more.

Dee’s Country Cocktail Lounge | 102 E Palestine Ave, Madison, Tennessee 37115


Not Quite Country Nights | The Back Corner | Monday, April 3 at 7:00-11:00 PM | Free!

Hosted by Cale Tyson. Featuring Harrison Whitford, Zach Schmidt, Emma Swift, and Pete Lindberg. First installment. This will be happening every Monday in April.

The Back Corner | 1411 5th Ave N, Nashville, Tennessee 37208


Mercy Bell & Kent Eugene Goolsby | The Basement Nashville | Monday, April 3 at 7:00-11:00 PM | $5, 21+

The Basement Nashville | 1604 8th Ave S, Nashville, Tennessee 37203


TUESDAY


★  Honky Tonk Tuesday | American Legion, Post 82 | Tuesday, May 24, 8:00 pm | Free ★ 

This week come listen to Cheryl Desirée and The Cowpokes. One of my favorite shows of the week. Good people, cheap drinks, ample room to dance, and great tunes. What more could you ask for? Don’t be shy if you aren’t a member. All are welcome. Just sign in to the guesbook at the entrance.

American Legion, Post 82 | 3204 Gallatin Pike, Nashville, TN 37216


Luella w/ Tim Carroll Band | Springwater | Tuesday, April 4, 10:00 pm | 21+

Same great act, slightly different location.

Springwater | 115 27th Ave. N


WEDNESDAY


★ Darrin Bradbury, et. al | The Basement East | Wednesday, April 5, 7:00 PM | Free, 21+ ★ 

Featuring Dean 2.0, Darrin Bradbury, Brandy Zdan, Sttoop Kids, and TWEN.

The Basement East | 917 Woodland St.


Hayseed Dixie | Exit/In | Wednesday, April 5, 9:00 PM | $10-12, 21+

Your favorite bluegrass AC/DC cover band.

Exit/In | 2208 Elliston Pl.


THURSDAY


This Thursday is tough. Lots of great options: between Them Vibes, Future Thieves, and the Cordovas if you can’t find a good show tonight, you’re doing it wrong!


★ Lightning 100’s Thunderground | The Basement East | Thursday, April 6 7:00-11:00 PM ★ 

Featuring Kiernan McMullan, Them Vibes, Ron Gallo, and Promised Land Sound. Should be a high-energy, great rock show. I’ve seen Them Vibes and Ron Gallo. Looking forward to checking out the other acts.

The Basement East | 917 Woodland St, Nashville, Tennessee 37206


Cow-folk Western Thursday with the Farmer & Adele! | Thursday, April 6 at 7:30 – 11:00 PM

Cow-Folk Western Thursday every first Thursday of the month. Doors open at 7pm and a classic western movie starts on the big screen at 8pm with a musical western performance by the Farmer & Adele along with Special Guests.

The Country Nashville | 110 28th Ave N, 37203


Shinyribs & The Cordovas | City Winery | Thursday, April 6

City Winery | 609 Lafayette St. 37203


Future Thieves w/ Guthrie Brown | 3rd & Lindsley | Thursday, April 6 8:00 pm

3rd & Lindsley | 818 3rd Ave. S.


Amy Speace & Megan Palmer Concert Window | Comfort of Your Own Home | 7:30-9:00 PM

If you don’t feel like getting out and about, check out this concert window show from home here: http://www.concertwindow.com/amyspeace

Wherever you have internet


FRIDAY


Surprisingly don’t have anything to list at the moment. Stay tuned.


As always, the ★  indicates shows I plan to attend. Come say hello. If there’s anythingn I missed that you think belongs here, please let me know!


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FTNB Weekly Preview May 23-27

posted by Jared A. Godar May 23, 2016 0 comments

MONDAY


Dylanfest | Ryman Auditorium | Monday, May 23, 7:30 pm | $45 / $59

Some incredible artists will be joining together to celebrate Bob Dylan’s 75th birthday. With Emmylou Harris, Jason Isbell, *Kacey Musgraves, Ann Wilson, Kurt Vile, Wynonna Judd & The Big Noise, Boz Scaggs, Kesha, City & Colour, Moon Taxi, *Brothers Osborne, Dhani Harrison, John Paul White, Charlie McCoy, Nikki Lane, Brendan Benson, Rayland Baxter, Holly Williams, Langhorne Slim, Eric Pulido of Midlake, Ruby Amanfu, Karen Elson, Amanda Shires, Danny Masterson, Bijou Phillips, The Whigs, Cory Chisel, Adriel Denae, Jonathan Tyler, Robert Ellis, Shelly Colvin, Tommy Emmanuel and many more surprise guests! Still a few tickets left for the Monday show. Also at the same time on Tuesday, but that one is sold out.

Ryman Auditorium | 116 5th Ave N, Nashville, Tennessee 37219


Tenx9 | Douglas Corner Cafe | Monday, May 23, 7:30-9:20 pm | free

Locals share stories with the theme “LOL.” Tenx9 Nashville is a Belfast-originated monthly community storytelling night where 9 people have up to ten minutes each to tell a real story from their lives. Each month has a theme, and every night is free.

Douglas Corner Cafe | 2106 8th Ave S, Nashville, Tennessee 37204


TUESDAY


Sip It | Nashville Entrepreneur Center | Monday, May 23, 8:00-9:00 am | free

Nashville Conversations is a leadership series in collaboration with alumni entrepreneur, Lily Clayton Hansen, author of Word of Mouth: Nashville Conversations and professional interviewer behind blog, Word Of Mouth Conversations. Each month, we will conduct a conversation with prolific Nashvillians in the art, culinary and music industries handpicked directly from Lily’s book. Each entrepreneur will give insight into creating and growing a unique brand in Nashville as well as the lessons they have learned along the way. Sip It is an onsite EC program occurring each month. Join us for a conversation with Cali DeVaney, hair stylist and owner of Parlour & Juke.

Nashville Entrepreneur Center | 41 Peabody St, Nashville, Tennessee 37210


★  NPR Tiny Desk Concert | The Basement East | Tuesday, May 24, 5:30 pm | Free (with registration) ★ 

NPR Music is bringing tunes from the Tiny Desk Contest to Nashville and cities around the U.S. Join WPLN and NPR Music staff for a private, invitation-only celebration of the Nashville musical community, including live performances by some of our favorite local Tiny Desk Contest entrants, Scott Mulvahill, Dead Cures, Leah Nobel and Quinn DeVeaux. The event is free, but you’ll need to register in order to request an invitation. Register here.

The Basement East | 917 Woodland St, Nashville, Tennessee 37206


★  Honky Tonk Tuesday | American Legion, Post 82 | Tuesday, May 24, 8:00 pm | Free ★ 

One of my favorite shows of the week. Good people, cheap drinks, ample room to dance, and great tunes. What more could you ask for?

American Legion, Post 82 | 3204 Gallatin Pike, Nashville, TN 37216


WEDNESDAY


Adult Strawberry Pickin’ Party | Green Door Gourmet | Wednesday, May 25, 6:00 pm | 21+ | $59

Final Pickin’ Party of the season! Small personal coolers allowed. Vendors: Yazoo, Red Spirits & Wine, Califarmia Food Truck Live Music: Bradford Lee Folk

Green Door Gourmet | 7011 River Road Pike, Nashville, Tennessee 37209


❤ ★  Traveling Wilburies Tribute Show | Foo Bar | Wednesday, May 25, 6:00 pm ★  ❤

UNRAVELING THE WILBURYS is a live celebration of the music of George Harrison, Bob Dylan, Roy Orbison, Tom Petty and Jeff Lynne. In addition to Traveling Wilburys classics such as Handle With Care, Unraveling the Wilburys also mines the legendary back-catalogue’s of each member. A splendid time is guarenteed for all. The Band: Cy Winstanley as George Harrison, Vini Contreas as Bob Dylan, Benjamin D. Hale as Roy Orbison, Zach Ryan as Tom Petty, Shane Tutmarc as Jeff Lynne, and Rob Whited as Jim Keltner.

Foobar | 2511 Gallatin Rd, East Nashville, Tennessee 37206


Sadler Vaden CD Release | The Basement East | Wednesday, May 25, 6:00 pm | 21+ | $7 ADV / $10 DOS

Tickets here.

The Basement East | 917 Woodland St, Nashville, Tennessee 37206


THURSDAY


★ Zachariah Red | The Country Nashville | Thursday, May 26, 8:00 pm | Free ★ 

Zachariah Red, Sean Rivers, and Jason Martin.

The Country Nashville | 110 28th Ave N, Nashville, Tennessee 37203


FRIDAY


★  Tim Carrol’s Rock-n-roll Happy Hour | The 5 Spot | Friday, May 27, 6:00-8:39 pm | 21+ | Free ★ 

Official start tot the weekend. Two and a half uninterrupted hours of wonderful original music. Hald priced drinks. Nice people. Good times.

The 5 Spot | 1006 Forrest Ave, Nashville, TN 37206


Dick Dale + Eddie’s Angel Guitar Party | The Nashville Palace | Friday, May 27, 7:00 pm | $30

Some serious guitar playing to be enjoyed by the “King of the Surf Guitar.” Tickets here. 

The Nashville Palace presented by Robert’s Western World | 2611 McGavock Pike, Nashville, Tennessee 37214

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FTNB Weekend Preview May 21-22

posted by Jared A. Godar May 20, 2016 0 comments

This weekend. Remember, you can still find tonight’s shows and activities here.


SATURDAY


★ Urban Gardening Festival | Ellington Agricultural Center | Saturday, May 21 at 9:00 am – 4:00 pm ★

The Urban Gardening Festival is an educational outreach program of the Master Gardeners of Davidson County inviting the public to learn more gardening methods and techniques. Check out the demonstration Garden, featuring teaching areas for composting and fermentation; worms and vermiculture; container, keyhole, lasagna, raised bed, square foot, and vertical gardening methods. During the event, certified Master Gardeners field questions and teach how-to workshops.

Ellington Agricultural Center | 5201 Marchant Dr, Nashville, Tennessee 37211


★ East Nashville Crawfish Boil | Bongo Eastside Lot | Saturday, May 21 at 11:00 am | Family-friendly | Free admission, Crawfish by the pound ★

Beer • Bands • Boil. 2nd Annual East Nashville Crawfish Bash! Locally-brewed beer, naturally-flavored snowcones, pounds of fresh mud bugs and local bands including ELEL, The Gills, The Jag, KiND, The Beech Benders, Twiggs, Whoa Dakota, and Glen Martin.

Bongo Eastside Lot | 109 11th Street South Nashville, TN 37206


Musician’s Corner | Centennial Park | Saturday, May 21 at 1:30 pm | All ages | Free

Featuring Sierra Leone’s Refugee All Stars, Myzica, Zeke Duhon, Edward & Jane, Jessica Lamb, and Tiera & Track.

Centennial Park | 2500 West End Ave, Nashville, TN 37203


Sweetwater Tap Takeover | The Pub at The Basement East | Saturday, May 21 at 4:00 – 8:30 pm

Celebrate the launch of Goin Coastal IPA w/ Pineapple and these Sweetwater Beers! Chef Jonny Rizzo will be debuting a very special Green Curry Pineapple Pork Taco! Beers: 420 Pale, Blue , Bourbon Barrel Stout (high grav), Pit and the Pendulum (high grav), Goin Coastal IPA w/ pineapple, Happy Ending (high grav), Hop Hash IIPA (high gravity).

The Basement East | 917 Woodland St, Nashville, Tennessee 37206


Emmylou Harris + Rodney Crowell | City Winery | Saturday, May 21 at 8:00 pm

Benefitting the animal shelter Bonaparte’s Retreat. Fourth night added due to heavy demand. Final chance to catch this amazing duo.

City Winery Nashville | 609 Lafayette St, Nashville, Tennessee 37203


SUNDAY


★ Gun Street Goods Grand Opening | Sunday, May 22nd 3:00 – 9:00 pm ★

Come welcome the newest independently owned vintage store on the east side. The event will feature free booze and bands and rare vintage pieces for sale. Located behind Old Made Good. take a break from your sunday duties and stop by! Music by Mail the Horse (nyc), JP Harris, Ian Ferguson, and Teddys Rough Riders as well as photography by Emilia Paré.

Gun Street Goods | 3701 Gallatin Pike, Nashville, TN 37216-2618


The Willie’s Prohibition Swing | Drifter’s BBQ | Sunday, May 22nd 5:30 – 7:30 pm

The Willies bring their Bessie Smith meets The Clash version of Jazz Age Swing to Drifters BBQ Nashville.

Drifters BBQ Nashville | 1008 Woodland St, Nashville, Tennessee 37206


★ Santa’s Ice Cold Pickers | Santa’s Pub | Sunday, May 22nd 7:00 – 9:00 pm ★

The weekly jam featuring that old time country music. Steel guitar, upright bass, and Grammy-worthy banjo skills. Enjoy some cheap beer and stick around for karaeoke afterwards. Good times had by all.

Santa’s Pub | 2225 Bransford Ave. Nashville, TN


Lukas Nelson + The Raelyn Nelson Band | 3rd & Lindsley | Sunday, May 22nd 10:00 pm

3rd & Lindsley | 818 3rd Ave S, Nashville, Tennessee 37210

Every Friday the 13th since 1998, D. Striker has published RR, a zine that tackles Nashville’s past and present while throwing up a salute to revelry and crazy people. Past issues have given readers finger holes to fill to make Tammy Wynette’s legs, the history of the Kenny Rogers phone sex scandal, and a first-person account of a night out during “fan fair” with a Polaroid camera and a T-shirt with iron-on-letters, “I’ll take your photo for a beer.” Given the freakish publication schedule, Jim Ridley of the Nashville Scene called the zine, “A beast as elusive as the centaur or free beer night.” Each new issue of RR is celebrated with a release party where D. Striker performs with his long-time band. Country music historian, Robert K. Oermann once wrote of D. Striker’s music, “He can’t sing, but you can’t help listening.”

D. Striker will be accompanied by sets from Teddy and the Rough Riders, Zach Schmidt, and Matt Campbell.

Also, while this is going on in the back ballroom, the Front Bar will be featuring Friday Karaoke with a new twist. Starting last Friday and continuing tonight, a $50 cash prize will be awarded to the crowd’s favorite singer. Singing starts at 7:00 and the contest begins at 9:00. After eight weeks, the weekly winners will compete for $200 cash and a guitar!

American Legion Post 82 | 3204 Gallatin Pike, Nashville TN 37216

Tonight is the night! Need some real country & western music and a big dance floor? Lower Broadway kings such as David Tanner & His Honkytonk O-Rama; Pat May of The Neon Stars, all the way from Canada; then your local local western hero’s…The Cowpokes!

Jokes,vinyl and MC of the night, will be from Disk Jockey NASCAR! 8pm

You should swing by Charlie Bob’s for cheap beer and fifty cent tacos while listening to the tunes of John Byrd.

 

Dinner: Charlie Bob’s East Nashville | 1330 Dickerson Pike, Nashville, Tennessee 37207

Music: American Legion Post 82 |3204 Gallatin Pike, Nashville, TN 37216

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FTNB Weekly Preview (02-08 MAY)

posted by Jared A. Godar May 3, 2016 0 comments

This Week in Music

Still working out the schedule on these. Dropped the ball on last night. Hope y’all made it out to the Family Wash to see Lily Hiatt and Thelma & The Sleaze. Work in progress. Just updated the rest of the week.

TUESDAY

Set your DVR’s to record the Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon. Special guest appearance from some former Nashvillians.


John Byrd | Taco Tuesday @ Charley Bob’s | $3 Beer + $0.50

Quaint diner that has been in operation since 1972. Sneak preview for half of the Legion show. Get some cheap dancing fuel in your bellies.

1330 Dickerson Pike

Farmer & Adele + John Byrd | Honky Tonk Tuesday @ American Legion Post 82 | 8:00 | Free

Always a great show. Cheap drinks. Great music. Dancing. What more do you need?

3204 Gallatin Pike

WEDNESDAY

Korby Lenker + Kristin Andreassen | The Basement Nashville | Wednesday, May 4, 7:00 pm | $7 Advance, $10 door

Good music. http://KorbyLenker.com/ http://KristinAndreassen.com/

The Basement Nashville | 1604 8th Ave S, Nashville, Tennessee 37203

Drew Kohl | Album Anniversary Party | The Country | Wednesday, May 4, 9:00 pm | Free

Come and celebrate the one-year anniversary of Drew Kohl’s debut album ‘Sweetheart’ at The Country in Nashville! “A bluegrass-driven folk record of twangy love songs” With sets by Kiely Shclesinger and Taylor Alexander & Tennessee Tapwater.

The Country Nashville | 110 28th Ave N, Nashville, Tennessee 37203

THURSDAY

Lindsy Davis | Art on Target | Red Arrow Gallery | Thursday, May 5, 7:30 pm | Free

Joe Nolan of the Nashville Scene will be interviewing the current artist, Lindsay Davis, about her exhibit Negative Space: The Perception of Depth. Very interactive, so come with your own questions. If you haven’t been to the new and improved location, come see.

The Red Arrow Gallery | 919 Gallatin Ave, Nashville, Tennessee 37206

The Howlin’ Brothers et. al. | American Legion Post 82 | Thursday, May 5th, 8:00 PM | Free

Come see The Howlin’ Brothers, Colin O’Brien, Anna Lindsay Sellers, and Nick Woods at my favorite place in town.

American Legion Post 82 | 3204 Gallatin Pike, Nashville, Tennessee 37216

Lighting 100 Thunderground | | The Basement East | Thurdsay, May 5th, 8:00pm | $3

This is a relatively new series Lightning 100 is hosting. I’ve yet to make it to one, but it is a great venue. Hope to swing by on the way home from the art talk to check it out. Fetturing Adia Victoria, Super Shaker, and more.

The Basement East | 917 Woodland St, Nashville, TN

FRIDAY

Hope Partlow | Douglas Corner Cafe | Friday, May 6th, 6:00 pm

Haven’t been here in a while and I’ve been meaning to check out Hope live.

Douglas Corner Cafe | 2106 8th Ave S # A Nashville, TN 37204

Tim Carroll Rock and Roll Happy Hour | The 5 Spot | Friday, May 6th, 6:00-8:30 | Free

In his fifth year doing the show, the weekend officially starts here. Two and a half break-free hours of original tunes. Half-priced drinks. Tough to beat.

1006 Forrest Ave, Nashville, TN 37206

First Fridays | Bobby’s Idle Hour | Friday, May 6th, 8:00 pm | Free

Featuring Lindsay Ellyn, Ashley Sofia, and Peyton Parker. Come to the only bar on music row. The popcorn is microwaved. Beer is cheap and cold. As always, vienna sausages are market price.

1028 16th Ave S, Nashville, Tennessee 37212

Emmylou Harris + Parry Griffin + Buddy Miller + Kate York | City Winery | Friday, May 6, 8:00 pm

What a lineup! As if you needed another reason to go, the proceeds benefit Bonaparte’s Retreat, Emmylou’s project to foster and match shelter dogs with forever homes.

609 Lafayette St. Nashville, TN 37203

Blues Traveler + Kansas Bible Company + Isaac Hayden| Sevier Park | Friday, May 6th, 7:00 pm | $25

Tickets required and available here.

SATURDAY

Crawfish Boil | McCabe’s Pub | Saturday, May 7th 3:00-8:00 pm | $35 (Cash Only)

Tickets are $35 (CASH ONLY) and include all-you-can-eat crawfish and smoked sausage, 3 drink tickets and live music entertainment.100% of the proceeds will be donated to the LAM Foundation in honor of Stefanie and all of the other ladies in the world who suffer from the rare lung disease Lymphangioleiomyomatosis (lim-fan-gee-o-ly-o-my-o-ma-to-sis) or LAM which results in cystic destruction of the lungs. Because of the rarity of this disease, fundraising is a grassroots effort shouldered mostly by patients, family, and friends. There are roughly 3500 sporatic LAM cases in the whole world, primarily females. The event will take place in the back parking lot of McCabe Pub rain or shine.

McCabe Pub | 4410 Murphy Rd, Nashville, Tennessee 37209

Sevier Park Fest | Saturday, May 7th,  10:00AM to 8:00PM | Free

This year’s Fest offers great music on 2 stages, and over 100 art, craft, food, and fashion vendors – along with a Las Paletas Kids Area together with Music City Sitters, the annual Sevier Park Fest Criterium Race with Halcyon Bike Shop and Red Kite Bicycle Studio, Edley’s Bar-B-Que Hot Wing Eating Contest, a Las Palmas Mexican Restaurante 6-foot burrito, and more!

Saturday’s music lineup includes
MAIN STAGE (in Sevier Park)
The Gills (4:00 pm)
Kenny Foster (3:00 pm)
The Good Routes (1:00 pm)
Shannon LaBrie (12:00 pm)

12 SOUTH DENTAL STAGE (on 12South)
Jordan DePaul (2:00 pm)
Jarren Blair (1:00 pm)
Kira Hooks (12:00 pm)

Trampled by Turtles + The Devil Makes Three | Woods Amphitheater at Fontanel | Saturday, May 6th, 7:00 pm | $

Long Players | Bob Dylan’s Highway 61 Revisited | Third & Lindsley | Saturday May 7th, :00pm | $20

The Long Players celebrate another classic album on May 7. Going back to Dylan’s iconic 1965 album, Highway 61 Revisited for a second time, this show will feature a stellar cast of artists/guest singers that include (alphabetically) Dan Baird, Lannie Flowers, Mac Gayden, Heath Haynes, Chuck Mead, Jason Ringenberg, Scot Sax and Tommy Womack. Special guests as well!

Tickets available here.

818 3rd Ave S, Nashville, Tennessee 37210

SUNDAY

Lucinda Williams | Ryman Auditorium | Sunday, May 8th, 7:30 PM | ~$50

Tickets here.

Ryman Auditorium | 116 5th Ave N, Nashville, Tennessee 37219

Haven’t been out to the Old School Farm / Bar in a few weeks. I’m overdue for a visit and plan to rectify that tonight. If you’ve yet to make it, they have a beautiful room and bar out on a farm just outside town.

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Had the pleasure of listening to Casey James Prestwood and his impeccably dressed crew at the 5 Spot last night. Didn’t get enough, so in for more this evening.  This Denver-based band plays a good mix of classic country and original music. Give them a listen here:

Casey James Prestwood and the Burning Angels | Old School Bar | 5022 Old Hydes Ferry Pike, Nashville, TN 37218 | Tonight (4/27) | Doors 7:00 | Music 8:00 | Free

ASCAP AMPED

This evening Caylee Hammack and Zach Dubois will be performing at an ASCAP show at the Country. Another early, happy hour show convenient for those at Vandy or working in Midtown. Two-for-one beers until 7:00 and a solid selection of drafts.

Caylee will kick things off at 6:00 with her full band. She classifies her tunes in the Americana / Folk-country arena with a focus on complex lyrics and story telling. She’s been with ASCAP since she was 16 and made the move to Nashville from South Georgia three years ago. She is currently working in the studio on a new album, playing a couple one-off shows around town, and planning a tour to support the album upon its completion.

I first met Zach five years ago. He crashed on my couch for a week on his spring break from Notre Dame, trying to decide if he should get a “real job” or go on tour after graduation. Several tours and a few real jobs later, he has a video for the song “Work Harder” on daily rotation on CMT now. Growing up on in farming country in Elkhart, Indiana this has been Zach’s motto for some time now and his hard work has certainly paid off. He’s also in the early recording stages of his next project.

Looking forward to listening to Caylee for the first time and catching up with Zach this evening. Hope you can join us!

The Country | 28th Avenue N. Nashville, TN 37203 | Doors @ 5:30 | Free

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TONIGHT!!! The Cleverlys |12th & Porter | 8:00 p.m. | $15

posted by Jared A. Godar April 22, 2016 0 comments

The Cleverlys are an incredibly entertaining group that performs great bluegrass covers of popular music. Some of the arrangements are so good that they sound like the bluegrass version could have been the original. I’ll leave you with this:

12th & Porter | 114 12th Ave. N. Nashville, TN | 8:00 p.m. | $15 | Buy advanced tickets here.

Here are some shows I would like to recommend this week. When great performances overlap, the star indicates the show I plan to attend. Please come find me and say hello! If you plan to attend one of these shows, please let me know in the comments so I can look for you.

Also, I’m still trying to get the word out about the new page. You can help by liking and sharing this article and liking the FTNB Facebook page and other social media accounts if you haven’t already.

Any other shows that you think should be on here? Add them in the comments.

Monday, April 18th:

Tenx9 Nashville Storytelling: Show and Tell
7:30 p.m.-9:30 p.m. | Douglas Corner Cafe | 2106 8th Ave S. Nashville, TN 37204 | Free

Monthly story-telling series. The theme this month is about objects. So, grab something meaningful and share the story behind it. There is a theme every month and nine folks are chosen to share a ten minute story related to the theme.

Lavender Country, Josh Hedley, Becca Mancari
8:00 p.m. | The Basement Nashville | 1604 8th Ave S. Nashville, TN 37203 | $7

Lavender Country is America’s first openly gay country band originating in Seattle in the early 70’s. The bill is rounded out by a couple local acts. Josh Hedley is more than Justin Townes Earle’s fiddle player—he’s got a set of pipes on him. Becca Mancari is an East Nashville staple. If you’ve seen her, you know it is good stuff. If you haven’t, come see what you’re missing.

Tuesday, April 19th:

Eastside Story Tellin’
7:00 p.m. | The Post East | 1701 Fatherland St. Nashville, TN 37206 | Free | BYOB

Bi-monthly series with one author sharing stories and one musician sharing songs and the stories behind them. This wil be the 81st installment and will feature James C. Floyd and Jaeda Kelly.

★ Honky-Tonk Tuesday
American Legion, Post 82. | 3204 Gallatin Rd. Nashville, TN 37206 | Free

I’ll let you know which bands are playing this week shortly. Always at least two great bands. Cheap drinks. Plenty of room to dance. Sorry, Santa, but this is rapidly becoming my favorite hang in town.

Wednesday, April 20th:

★ Honky & Ladytown live at the Old School Farm
7:30 | The Old School Farm Bar | 5022 Old Hydes Ferry Pk. Nashville, TN 37218 | Free

Another relatively new show that is well-worth the drive. Gorgeous room with a high school auditorium-style stage, high ceiling with nice chandeliers, and a solid bar in the back. Laura Mae Socks band opens the night.

Thursday, April 21st.

Alabama Shakes
Ascend Amphitheater | 301 1st Ave. S. Nashville, TN 37201 | SOLD OUT!

No introduction or explanation needed. If you have a ticket, enjoy.

★ Paulina Jayne at The Country
5:30-6:30 | The Country | 110 28th Ave N. Nashville, TN 37203 | Free

Full-band showcase. Newish bar right by Centennial Park. Last time I checked, they have solid happy hour specials. Come on down for a round and some tunes after work while traffic dies down.

Will Hoge and Friends
7:00 – 9:00 p.m. | Riverwood Mansion | 1833 Welcome Lane Nashville, TN 37216 | $65

The ticket includes all you can eat dinner and wine. Or, you can get a table for eight for $500! Benefit with proceeds going towards Dan Mills Elementary school.

★ Live Band Karaoke
8:00p.m.| The Sutler | 2600 Franklin Pk. Nashville, TN 37204 | Free

Been meaning to check this one out. Think this may be the week. If you’ve never sang with a live band supporting you, it is quite the rush and highly recommended.

★ Tim Carrol’s Rock-N-Roll Happy Hour
6:00 – 8:30 p.m. | The 5 Spot | 1006 Forrest Ave. Nashville, TN 37206 | Free, Drink Specials

As far as I am concerned, this is the official start of the weekend. Half-priced beer and well drinks and Tim slaying the guitar for over two hours with no breaks playing all original music. Been going on for five years. Do come.

Trout Steak Revival
7:00 p.m. | The Basement | 1604 8th Ave S. Nashville, TN 37203 | $10

Colorado bluegrass. Good times.

★ Hurray for the Riff Raff
8:30 p.m. Doors, show at 9:00 | The Basement East | 917 Woodland St. Nashville, TN 37206 | $15

High-energy band of stellar performers from New Orleans. Supported by Promised Land Sound and Willy Gantrim.

Saturday, April 23:

★ Broadway Brewhouse, Midtown – Crawfish Boil
11:00 a.m. | 1900 Broadway Nashville, TN 37203 | $35

All you can eat and drink! Tickets on sale at the bar or by phone at 615-340-0089.

★ Concert in the Barn
2:00 pm until late | 5860 Eaton’s Creek Rd. Joelton , TN

BBQ during the day. Two Goats food truck in the evening. Bring your tent, instruments, and kids to this celebration of music, arts, and spring. If you would like to set up your tent the night before, email kris@chronicallyhip.com

Music City Burlesque: Tribute to the 90’s
9:00 p.m. | Marathon Music Works | 1402 Clinton St. Nashville, TN 37203 | $20